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deficits, america cannot afford another debate with this congress about whether or not they should pay the bills they've already racked up. >> bill: so the question -- so why should the president entertain this notion that the debt ceiling which republicans voted for 19 times under george w. bush without a peep, you know, why should he entertain the notion that suddenly this is a matter of big negotiations? >> well, he's trying to say that he shouldn't but unfortunately the house republicans have the majority in congress. unfortunately for him, so when he says he doesn't want to debate it and negotiate over it, he is running up against the fact that people who have the power in the house do want to debate it and that can cause problems. he certainly is pushing this idea here to try to remove this from the realm of what he wants and the american people see as rational debate. he used a lot of words yesterday that were very strong to try to make people see this as what he called an absurd way of approaching this. he talked about this being like holding a gun to your head or ransom. this
downgrade. we didn't even increased the deficit. >> uh-huh. >> hurt the economy, jobs monthly job growth was cut in half. this is serious. >> yeah. the idea that they would play politics with this debt ceiling is really unconshunable. >> we are seeing the financial sector weigh in now business roundtable chamber of commerce. >> do you know how bad it is? get this. the koch brothers yesterday came out. the koch brothers. >> allies, our allies now. >> yeah. they came out yesterday and said, republicans are making a big mistake to play politics with the debt ceiling. when the koch brothers and jan schakowski are on the same side -- >> that's a headline right there. >> i think it is. all right. evans mcmorris good to see you? >> sure. >> congresswoman, it was good to see you. >> enjoyed it. >> thanks so much. i will be back with a quick parting shot here. >> this is "the bill press show." rogaine? well, i'll admit it. i was skeptical at first. but after awhile even my girlfriend noticed a difference. [ male announcer ] rogaine is proven to help sto
's no longer pretending, seeking compromise about all else. and to really care about deficit reduction. no he said social security, medicare income inequality, gay rights environmentalism, everything. >> bill: i think he even used the phrase, didn't he, income inequality. >> he didn't use the phrase but he made it very clear. he used an interesting phrase. he said america can't thrive when -- i can't remember precisely. the shrinking few. taking all of the money. >> bill: right. the one line i think -- so his general theme was the constitution says we are all created equal and we all as americans, right. our liberal mission is to make sure -- to make the bridge between that dream and today's reality. and we have to do so in many different -- that's why he -- he basically said if you believe in the constitution, you have to support gay rights today right? if you believe in the constitution, you have to support social security and medicare and medicaid and helping the disadvantaged and if you believe in the constitution, you have to be part of the effort to erase poverty in this country. someth
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